Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To charm; captivate; enchain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To charm; to captivate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, archaic To charm; fascinate; hold by a charm or spell.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
  • verb control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

Etymologies

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From Middle English becharmen, bicharmen, equivalent to be- +‎ charm.

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